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A Super-Simple Valentine’s Meal to Make His Heart Melt

contributed by Alana Littler This Valentine’s Day, make your man’s heart melt with a meal that will have him hooked on you faster than you can introduce him as your new flame. These two simple recipes are so delicious, he’ll think you’ve been simmering and slaving all day.  1 meal, 2 pots, hey…he may even [...]

 

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How to Tailgate WITHOUT Bulking up like a Football Player (Food and Fitness Dos and Don'ts)

More than the beefy football players, the ball whizzing through the air, and the face-painted screaming fans, tailgating can be the best part of football season. You get to pre-game with your slap-happy friends, gorging on brats, wings, and dogs, and washing it all down with pitchers of full-bodied beer. Translation: Calories, Fat, Carbs… oh [...]

 

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Breakfast! Quinoa, Cucumber, Avocado, plus Green Tea

 
 

I am slightly obsessed with this breakfast. I get excited about it the night before. And it’s SO easy to make! Plus you make it once and you have it for 4 days- total Quickie! Bites w/Benefits Ingredients: -Quinoa (packed with protein, fiber, magnesium, nutrients) -Cucumber (cooling, detoxing, alkaline) -Avocado (great for the skin, healthy [...]

 

 

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My Mouth is Dripping... because of this Fig Tartlett

Figs are not only sexy, but they are one of my absolute favorite fruits! I love the crunch of the seeds between my teeth (they can have as many as 1,600 in 1 fruit!) and the almost candy sweetness on my tongue.

Beyond the delicious sensations in my mouth, figs are serious bites with benefits. They are an excellent source of potassium and can help balance blood pressure. High in calcium, figs fortify the bones. With more fiber than any other dried or fresh fruit, figs are great for digestion, can help lower cholesterol, keep weight in check, act as a mild laxative, and can protect against colon and breast cancer. They are like the absolute perfect little package.